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(a) Bleeding from a cut in the skin.


(i) In case of bleeding, raise the affected part to minimize the blood flow.


(ii) Wash the cut surface with clean water.


(iii) Press the area with a piece of clean cotton and apply some antiseptic.


(b) A fractured arm.


(i) Lay the victim comfortably, loosen or remove the clothes from the affected part.


(ii) Do not move the fractured part.


(iii) If the affected limb is an arm, then tie a sling around the neck to rest the arm in it.


(c) Stoppage of breathing due to electrical shock.


(i) Lay the victim flat on his back and put a pillow or folded towel under his shoulders in a way that his chest is raised and the head was thrown back.


(ii) Hold and draw his arms upwards and backward. This will cause his chest to expand and draw the air.


(iii) Next, fold the victim’s arms and press them against the ribs. The air will now be expelled.


(iv) Repeat the two steps at the rate of about 15 times per minute. Continue till the victim starts breathing without any extra help or till the doctor arrives.


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